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March 20, 2019

Australian and NZ ISPs blocked dozens of sites that hosted NZ shooting video

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Internet service providers in Australia have temporarily blocked access to dozens of websites, including 4chan and 8chan, that hosted video of last week’s New Zealand mass shooting. New Zealand ISPs have also been blocking websites that host the video.

In Australia, ISP Vodafone said that blocking requests generally come from courts or law enforcement agencies but that this time ISPs acted on their own. “This was an extreme case which we think requires an extraordinary response,” Vodafone Australia said in a statement, according to an Australian Associated Press [...]

 
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March 18, 2019

New Zealand ISPs block websites hosting Christchurch shooting video

Internet providers in New Zealand aren’t relying solely on companies like Facebook and YouTube to get rid of the Christchurch mass shooter’s video. Major ISPs in the country, including Vodafone, Spark and Vocus, are working together to block access…
 
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January 27, 2019

Trolls threaten laid off reporters in coordinated online campaign

Unfortunately, sustained online harassment campaigns are still a reality. NBC News has learned that trolls have launched a coordinated threat campaign against BuzzFeed and Huffington Post (owned by Engadget parent Verizon) journalists recently let go…
 
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December 12, 2018

The worst things on the internet in 2018

And so draws to a close another year that we—all of us, willingly or not—spent online. If 2016 was a year defined by hating the year 2016, and 2017 was a year in which this vast disdain could only be quantified by categorizing and ranking the most loathsome things online, 2018 was—well, we’re not going to say it was …

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